Tag Archives: Warner Music Group

Kamille hits the studio with Rudimental

20 May

British singer/songwriter Camille Purcell, professionally known as Kamille, has teamed up for with Rudimental for a new collaboration.

Purcell’s songwriting resume boasts works with Little Mix (“Shout Out to My Ex”), Olly Murs (“Grow Up”), Fleur East (“Sax”), Ella Henderson (“Glow”), Sigma (“Find Me”), Leona Lewis (“Mr. Right”) and The Saturdays (“What About Us”).

Her upcoming debut album – featuring contributions from Chris Loco, Two Inch Punch, Dantae Johnson, and Goldfingers – is expected to arrive later this year via Universal Music Group / Virgin EMI Records.

Meanwhile, Rudimental – composed of Kesi Dryden, Amir Amor, Piers Agget and DJ Locksmith – are currently working on their upcoming third album under Major Tom’s Music and Asylum Records (UK) / Atlantic Records (US).

The follow-up to 2015’s “We the Generation” reportedly features alliances with Sam Romans, Grace Barker, Jonny “Ghostwriter” Harris, Rachel “RAYE” Keen, Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Cara Salimando, James Newman, Arrow Benjamin, Cass Lowe, Jim Eliot, and Andrew Jackson.

Fans of Kamille’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next releases by The Script, David Guetta, Louis Tomlinson, Jess Glynne, Ella Henderson, Rita Ora, Tamera Foster, Sigala, Era Istrefi, Calum Scott, Wiz Kid, and Ella Eyre.

Stream “We the Generation” below.

Bebe Rexha teams with Lil Wayne for new single “The Way I Are (Dance with Somebody)”

19 May

American singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha has liberated her new single online.

“The Way I Are (Dance With Somebody)” – featuring Lil Wayne – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Rexha alongside Jacob “JKash” Kasher (Charlie Puth, Selena Gomez) and Clarence Coffee Jr. (Dua Lipa, Ella Henderson).

Production duties on “The Way I Are (Dance With Somebody)” were handled by Jonas Jeberg (Ella Eyre, Rachel Platten) and Joel Little (Lorde, Ruth Berhe).

Rexha’s upcoming project, which serves as the follow-up to “All Your Fault: Pt. 1,” is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Brothers Records.

The highly-anticipated collection reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jason Evigan (HARLOE), Asia Whiteacre (Enrique Iglesias), Gladius (Justin Bieber), Lauren Christy (Britney Spears) and Axident (Jake Miller).

Listen to the audio clip for “The Way I Are (Dance with Somebody)” below.

Plan B releases new single “In the Name of Man”

18 May

British hip hop recording artist, actor, film director and producer Benjamin Drew, primarily known as Plan B, has released his new single online.

“In the Name of Man” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was written by Plan B alongside fellow recording artist Foy Vance, whose other credits include Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Odetta,” Ed Sheeran’s “Nancy Mulligan,” Rudimental’s “Never Let You Go,” Miranda Lambert’s “Pushing Time,” and Sawyer Fredericks’ “Bittersweet.”

Production duties on “In the Name of Man” were handled by Plan B alongside Mustafa Omer and James Murray of Mojam Music, who are also responsible for Frances’ “No Matter,” Naughty Boy’s “Should’ve Been Me,” Emeli Sande’s “Hurts,” Tanika Bailey’s “Party Til We Fight,” Gorgon City’s “Imagination,” Sam Smith’s “Like I Can,” and James Arthur’s “Get Down.”

As reported in various media outlets, Plan B’s upcoming third studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2010’s “The Defamation of Strickland Banks,” is expected to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / 679 Recordings.

Listen to the audio clip for “In the Name of Man” below.

Tayla Parx teases new collaboration with Janelle Monae

17 May

Tayla Parx has teased a new collaboration with Janelle Monae.

“I was finishing up Janelle Monae album in ATL and Big Boi walks in like ..you tryna do a freestyle like that on my record? Love the south,” the American singer/songwriter tweeted on Tuesday (May 16, 2017).

Parx (real name Taylor Parks) is responsible for co-writing Mariah Carey’s “Infinity,” Alicia Keys’ “In Common,” Jojo’s “Fuck Apologies,” Jason Derulo’s “Love Me Down,” Meghan Trainor’s “Better,” Fifth Harmony’s “Bo$$,” Jennifer Lopez’s “So Good,” and Keyshia Cole’s “Rick James.”

Her extensive resume delivers additional works with producers KAYTRANADA, Eric Hudson, Illangelo, Tommy Brown, Dem Jointz, Noel Zancanella, T-Collar, Ian Kirkpatrick, Electric, Ricky Reed, TMS, Emanuel Kiriakou, Andrew Goldstein, The Stereotypes, Rodney Jerkins, Greg Wells, Antonio Dixon, The Rascals, Mitch Allan, Nick Monson, and Daniel “Daylight” Kyriakides.

Meanwhile, Monae is expected to release her fourth studio collection, which serves as the follow-up 2013’s “The Electric Lady,” later this year Wondaland Records in partnership with Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly boasts further collaborations Jonny Lattimer (Kwabs, Ellie Goulding), Ina Wroldsen (Britney Spears, Rag’n’Bone Man), Adriano Buffone (Avicii, JP Cooper), Janee “Jin Jin” Bennett (RAYE, Clean Bandit) and Fred Cox (Tanika Bailey, Jamie Lidell).

Fans of Parx’s songwriting works, on the other hand, should keep an eye on the next projects by Cassie, Ariana Grande, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Kesha, Fleur East, Mollie King, Stanaj, Diana Gordon, Alina Baraz, Majid Jordan, Hailee Steinfeld, Skip Marley, Tori Kelly, and Cameron Dallas.

Stream “The Electric Lady” below.

Amanda Reifer records new music with Banx & Ranx

17 May

Barbadian singer/songwriter Amanda Reifer of Cover Drive has recorded new music with Banx & Ranx.

The Canadian songwriting/production duo, composed of Zacharie Raymond and Yannick Rastogi, have previously helmed Olly Murs’ “Kiss Me,” which peaked to number eleven on the UK Singles Chart.

Banx & Ranx’s resume boasts additional alliances with artists and songwriters including Kyla Smith, Taio Cruz, Chelcee Grimes, Tinie Tempah, Kamille, Adam Baptiste, Dua Lipa, Karen Poole, OMI, Ina Wroldsen, KStewart, Lindy Robbins, Karen Harding, Grace Tither, and Lady Leshurr.

Their current promotional single “Lit,” which features lead vocals from Ayak Thiik and background vocals from Rachel “RAYE” Keen, is out now via Warner Music Group / Parlophone Records.

Meanwhile, Reifer has previously worked with producers/songwriters including Quiz & Larossi, Kamille, Stargate, Autumn Rowe, Toby Gad, Ina Wroldsen, Jonathan “J.R.” Rotem, Priscilla Renea, Naughty Boy, Dayo Olatunji, Supa Dups, Angela Hunte, Boi-1da, Tanya Lacey, Steve Mac, Wayne Hector, Laconic, Kerrie-Thomas Armstrong, Future Cut, Viktoria Hansen, and Mac & Phil.

Cover Drive’s sophomore album “Fall Forward,” which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “Bajan Style,” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Stream the following playlist dedicated to Cover Drive’s work!

Rita Ora drafts Jimmy Napes for sophomore album

14 May

British singer/songwriter Rita Ora has drafted James Napier, professionally known as Jimmy Napes, for her upcoming sophomore album.

The Grammy award-winning record producer and songwriter is known for his works with Sam Smith (“I’m Not the Only One”), Disclosure (“Latch”), Alicia Keys (“Hallelujah”), Mary J. Blige (“Nobody But You”), Clean Bandit (“Rather Be”), Jessie Ware (“Pieces”), Liv Dawson (“Searching”), Ellie Goulding (“Heal”), Lapsley (“Hurt Me”), Javeon (“Intoxicated”), Ria Ritchie (“In My Blood”), Lianne La Havas (“Wonderful”) and Gorgon City (“Unmissable”).

Napes’ extensive resume boasts additional works with fellow musicians including Richard “Biff” Stannard, Bradford Ellis, Felix Joseph, William “Tourist” Phillips, Noonie Bao, Toby Gad, Diplo, Rodney Jerkins, Francis “Eg” White, Matt Prime, James Draper, Youthonix, Naughty Boy, Mojam Music, Jonny Coffer, Julio Bashmore, Tobias Jesso Jr., MoZella, Craze & Hoax, MNEK, Philip Plested, Fraser T. Smith, Emile Haynie, Levi Lennox, James Ford, and Sampha.

Meanwhile, Ora is scheduled to release her second studio collection – featuring lead single “Your Song” as well as “Him & Me,” “Girls,” “Falling to Pieces” and “Velvet Rope” – later this year via Atlantic Records.

In addition to confirmed collaborators Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac, Ali Tamposi, Andrew Watt and Sam Romans, the follow-up to 2012’s “ORA” reportedly delivers further alliances with Digital Farm Animals, RAYE, Jake Gosling, Ammar Malik, Stargate, Eyelar, Leon Thomas, Diana Gordon, Max McElligott, Chelcee Grimes, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Meghan Trainor, Dallas K, and Jin Jin.

Stream the following the playlist dedicated to Jimmy Napes’ work!

Rita Ora teams with Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac for new single “Your Song”

13 May

Rita Ora has confirmed the details for her new single.

The British singer/songwriter christened “Your Song” as the first promotional cut from her upcoming sophomore album and will release it on May 26 via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Ed Sheeran, whose other credits include Major Lazer’s “Cold Water,” Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself,” Jessie Ware’s “Say You Love Me,” Hilary Duff’s “Tattoo,” Tori Kelly’s “I Was Made for Loving You,” and Rixton’s “Hotel Ceiling.”

Production duties on “Your Song” were handled by Steve Mac, who is also responsible for Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” Zara Larsson’s “Don’t Let Me Be Yours,” Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye,” Louisa Johnson’s “So Good,” Birdy’s “Hear You Calling,” Sabrina Carpenter’s “Thumbs,” and Anne-Marie’s “Alarm.”

As mentioned in earlier posts, Ora’s second studio collection, which serves as the follow-up to 2012’s “ORA,” will arrive later this year via Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional songwriting contributions from Diana Gordon, Chelcee Grimes, Ali Tamposi, Jin Jin, Eyelar Mirzazadeh, Georgia Ku, Brian Lee, Andrew Watt, Max McElligott, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Sam Romans, Justin Tranter, and Ammar Malik.

Stream “ORA” below.